Chapel of Véroce

  • Historic site and monument
  • Religious heritage
  • Chapel
  • Baroque
Elevation : 1199m
Impasse de Véroce Hameau de Saint-Nicolas de Véroce 74170 Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
The chapel in Veroce was built between 1705 and 1707 through donations from the Revenaz brothers from Le Pontet, merchants who immigrated to Poland.
The restoration of the chapel in 2021-2022 has restored the 18th-century decoration of the altarpiece, which was repainted in the 19th century.
The chapel in Veroce was built between 1705 and 1707 through donations from the Revenaz brothers from Le Pontet, merchants who immigrated to
Poland. They financed the construction of the chapel as well as the founding of the school. Its patron saints are Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Saint Joseph
and Saint Mammes.
The chapel is rather large, especially in height.Its extremely pared-down interior décor is represented by a large wooden altar painted with imitation marble topped with a painted...
  • History, culture and heritage
    Piety in the Baroque period was very demonstrative, and parishioners tried to make donations or participate in charitable works. Donations enabled wealthy merchants, for example, to show their generosity and interest in their birthplace, but also to ensure the salvation of their souls, i.e. the forgiveness of sins and eternal life. The chapel, built between 1705 and 1707, is placed under the protection of Notre Dame des Carmes, Saint Joseph and Saint Mammé, a 3rd century martyr.
Openings
From 15 June 2024 until 31 October 2024 Open everyday
Location
Chapel of Véroce
Elevation : 1199m
Impasse de Véroce Hameau de Saint-Nicolas de Véroce 74170 Saint-Gervais-les-Bains
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